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Electrical Installations City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma at Brockenhurst College

Course description

To provide a specialist work-related qualification in the building services engineering sector. 

To prepare you for employment and/or to provide career development opportunities for those already in work.

The content of the course is very diverse and challenging to prepare you for work in the industry.

A multi skilled operative is always in demand and the benefit of skills and knowledge will help you become more employable or quite simply able to do tasks you never thought you would have the opportunity of accomplishing.

Course content

The course is made up of units covering:

  • Working effectively and safely in the electrotechnical environment
  • Principles of electrotechnology
  • Application of Health & Safety
  • Installation in buildings and structures

Entry requirements

Must not be colour blind

Appropriate GCSEs (normally at least four passes at grade D or above, to include Science, Mathematics and English).

Work experience/site evidence is a compulsory element to this course. This can be done either through your own contacts or via the college projects, all require Health & Safety checks prior to starting and agreed length of time.

You will also be required to demonstrate that you are actively seeking employment within your related sector and we will be encouraging and supporting you all the way.


Assessment will be carried out as you progress through the course. 

This will be in the form of exams and practical assessments.

There will be a requirement for a block week assessment for the larger projects.

Financial information

Compulsory £115 for corporate clothing, safety shoes, text book and classroom equipment and CSCS exam.

All resit exams are  £20 each.

Apprenticeship Routes - Please contact either the course tutor or ask to speak to the college Apprenticeship Coordinator for further assistance.

Future opportunities

With further training or study, students may progress into careers in the Construction industry including:

  • Level 3 C & G 2330
  • Clean energy technology (Solar PV)
  • Wind power
  • Professional/Management
  • Inspection & Testing 2391
  • Wiring regulations 2382
  • PAT testing 2377

This certificate in electrical installation prepares you for employment and provides a good grounding to go onto a more advanced trade course, such as:

  • An Apprenticeship in Construction NVQ Level 3


Further information

All courses incorporate Functional Skills.

Safety shoes must be worn when in the workshop.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Brockenhurst College directly.

Last updated date: 18 February 2016

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